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[News Script: Salvage freighter]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a freighter that washed ashore, with four high school students laying claim to the salvage rights; they were however, unable to tow the freighter off the beach.
Date: February 5, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Carla]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the damage that Hurricane Carla has caused, including 39 deaths.
Date: September 14, 1961
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Ship]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Texas A&M's a freight and supply ship that changed its signature to the R. V. Alaminos.
Date: December 4, 1963
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Splash day]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Miss All America City Splash Day beauty contest held in Galveston, Texas.
Date: April 29, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Seaweed]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about cleanup on Galveston's East Beach after a Hurricane Carla washed seaweed onto the beach.
Date: June 14, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Accident (Galveston ship)]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a cargo ship, Stella Lykes, in Galveston that crashed into Pier 10 causing damage to buildings and nearby machinery. This story aired at 12:00 P.M.
Date: November 30, 1977
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Galveston Fire]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story by Phil Archer about a fire in the historical district of Galveston, Texas and the destruction of two historical buildings, the Galveston Labor Temple and the Old Washington Hotel. Archer discusses the imapct of downed power lines from Hurricane Alicia on the response time of the fire department. The footage includes firefighters on the scene and an interview with an unidentified man about the historical structures. This story aired at 5:00 P.M.
Date: August 26, 1983
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Galveston]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the commencement of Galveston's vacation season which was celebrated with festivities in a grand event called, Splash Day.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Splash day parade]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a giant parade that took place along the Seawall boulevard in Galveston. There are bands, drill teams, and floats.
Date: May 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Clip: Storms of century]

Description: Video footage from the KXAS-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about advances in technology that allow the more accurate prediction of severe storm movement and more advanced warning for communities in the storm path. The story also discusses storms that were on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) list of top weather events in terms of damage and cost including the 1900 hurricane in Galveston, Texas, the 1993 Hurricane Andrew in South Florida and Louisiana, the great Midwest flood of 1993, and El Nino related weather events in the early 1980s and late 1990s. This footage includes storm damage, archival footage of Galveston, meteorologists at work at the National Weather Service, and an unidentified man speaking about the history of weather systems. This footage was broadcast at 5pm.
Date: December 13, 1999
Creator: KXAS-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)

[News Script: Explosion]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an explosion at the Union Carbide Company in Texas City, Texas taking 3 lives.
Date: March 30, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)